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With tens of thousands of subscribers and millions of viewers and listeners across the nation and around the globe, the Heifetz Institute sets the industry standard for high-quality audio and video productions of music performance, both in the concert hall and in the virtual realm.

From the Shenandoah to the World…

From short-form Instagram Takeovers to full-length livestreamed concerts – as well as music videos, concert showpieces, chamber-works, interviews, and features, Heifetz productions featuring performances and commentary by our top-flight students, faculty and alumni are available year-round in the archives below. Check out our content across all social channels and in collaborations with The Violin Channel, Performance Today, and Virginia public-media outlets WMRA, WVTF, and VPM.

Video of the Week

Video of the Week: Celebrating The Thaw, with Dvořák

“This is one of the most joyful pieces of Dvořák to me… In this piece I hear the joy of the first thaw. That we can start moving again and life starts blossoming.“ – Bassist Sam Suggs

Video of the Week: A Moment of Hope

A glimmer of hope in the otherwise mournful Adagio makes this a fitting piece for out times, as Heifetz Institute Ensemble in Residence members Jared Blajian and Jingxuan Zhang play von Weber’s Adagio & Rondo

Video of the Week: An American in Staunton

Heifetz Ensemble in Residence (HEIR) members Julia Angelov and Yezu Woo, violin, Matt Cohen, viola, and Coleman Itzkoff, cello, perform the String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96, the “American” quartet by Antonín Dvořák.

Video of the Week: A Symbiotic Sonata

Violinist Julia Angelov, a member of the Heifetz Ensemble in Residence program, and pianist Miki Aoki perform the “Sonatensatz” by Johannes Brahms, a work originally composed for the Hungarian violinist Joseph Joachim

Video of the Week: A Staunton Harmonium Comes Home to Heifetz

Staunton’s storied musical past and vital present come together through a century old organ in a performance of The Bagatelles Op. 47 by Antonín Dvořák

Video of the Week: Dissonance by Design

The Heifetz Ensemble in Residence (HEIR) marks the return of live performances to Staunton with a stunning interpretation of Mozart’s landmark first movement of the “Dissonance” Quartet.

Video of the Week: Viva Italia…Viva Vivaldi!

Heifetz faculty member Mark Kaplan kicked off the Grand Finale of Heifetz2017 by leading an all-star ensemble in a fiery performance of Vivaldi’s Concerto in B minor for four violins. Bravissimo! 

Video of the Week: The Sea-Shell’s Song, from Three Titans

Breezy on the surface, this rendition of “Sea-Shell” is actually a product of three titans of early-20th-century American arts and letters: Amy Lowell, Carl Engel, and Efrem Zimbalist

Video of The Week: Mozart’s “Lost Paradise of Music”

What’s in a name? Among the hundreds of works by Mozart you’ll see lists of Divertimentos, Cassations, Serenades, and other titles. Modern-day scholars suggest calling them all one thing: “Party Music”

Video of the Week: Shall We Gather?

“As I see it, music that is born complex is not inherently better or worse than music that is born simple.” – Aaron Copland As the nation prepares to inaugurate Joe Biden as the 46th President of…

Chock Full o’ Bach – Your Weekly Bach Break

Intensive study and performance of Bach’s music has always occupied a central role in the lives of our Heifetz students. Join us every Sunday morning at 9am on our website, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram channels, or catch up on the archives below as we continue to share this timeless music.

The Beethoven Experience

A landmark musical and educational adventure with the Borromeo Quartet marking the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth, built around an exploration of all sixteen of his string quartets investigating the intersection between Beethoven and the intellectual, political, and artistic currents of his time….and ours!

Rubato: The Virtual Concert Hall

Full length concerts from our Virtual 2020 season, featuring brand-new student and alumni performances produced through a sophisticated collaborative multi-track recording process developed by our production and artistic staff.

Celebrity Series

Concert performances spanning the years from the archives featuring the outstanding faculty of the Heifetz International Music Institute, including some of the biggest names in the concert music world, with occasional guest student performances.